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The Resource The world's oldest literature : studies in Sumerian belles-lettres, by William W. Hallo

The world's oldest literature : studies in Sumerian belles-lettres, by William W. Hallo

Label
The world's oldest literature : studies in Sumerian belles-lettres
Title
The world's oldest literature
Title remainder
studies in Sumerian belles-lettres
Statement of responsibility
by William W. Hallo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To propagate the invention of writing, the Sumerians established scribal schools which preserved and transmitted the accumulated wisdom of the past, usually in poetic form. The literature thus created has been studied by the author for half a century. This title assembles his conclusions that are important for biblicists
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hallo, William W
Dewey number
899/.9509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PJ4045
LC item number
.H35 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture and history of the ancient Near East
Series volume
v. 35
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sumerian literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Sumerian literature
  • Literatur
  • Religion
  • Sumerisch
  • Sumerer
  • Sumerer
  • Literatur
  • Religion
  • Sumerisch
Label
The world's oldest literature : studies in Sumerian belles-lettres, by William W. Hallo
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Programmatics -- pt. 2. Catalogues and other scholia -- pt. 3. Royal and divine hymns -- pt. 4. Letter-prayers -- pt. 5. Royal correspondence -- pt. 6. Historiography -- pt. 7. Myths and epics -- pt. 8. Proverbs -- pt. 9. Incantations -- pt. 10. Sumerian literature and the Bible
Control code
593295842
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 766 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427278
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004173811.i-768
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295842
Label
The world's oldest literature : studies in Sumerian belles-lettres, by William W. Hallo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Programmatics -- pt. 2. Catalogues and other scholia -- pt. 3. Royal and divine hymns -- pt. 4. Letter-prayers -- pt. 5. Royal correspondence -- pt. 6. Historiography -- pt. 7. Myths and epics -- pt. 8. Proverbs -- pt. 9. Incantations -- pt. 10. Sumerian literature and the Bible
Control code
593295842
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 766 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427278
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004173811.i-768
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295842

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